Resources and Advocates for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Accessible Education Office
(617) 496-8707
Works in partnership with Harvard faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement accessibility plans based on individualized assessments of student needs.

Physics Specific Graduate Student Resources
Melissa Franklin, Director of Graduate Studies, Fall 2020,, (617) 495-2909
Jacob Barandes, Co-Director of Graduate Studies,, (617) 384-8138
Lisa Cacciabaudo, Graduate Program Administrator,, (617) 495-4327

Academic Resource Center
(617) 495-5734
Supports students as they learn, grow, and engage in the educational opportunities available at Harvard.
Resources include academic counseling, peer tutoring, ESL peer consultation, consultation and reflective practice, and more.

Other Graduate Student Resources
Danielle Farrell, Director of Student Services,, (617) 495-5505
Patrick O'Brien, Interim Dean of Students and Dean of Student Affairs,, (617) 495-4327

Harvard College Office Of BGLTQ Student Life
(617) 496-5716
Provides support, resources, and leadership development for BGLTQ students.

Physics Specific Undergraduate Student Resources
Howard Georgi, Director of Undergraduate Studies,, (617) 496-8293
David Morin, Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies,, (617) 495-3257

Harvard University Counseling & Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
(617) 495-2042 (Smith Center)
Confidential and privileged
Provides counseling and mental health support for students who are experiencing some measure of distress in their lives. Available to students who have University- provided health care.

Physics Department Leadership
Provides guidance and support, listens to your concerns and helps you determine the next steps.
Efthimios Kaxiras, Chairman of Department,, (617) 495-7977
Anne Trubia, Director of Administration,, (617) 495-2620

Harvard Anonymous Reporting Hotline
1-877-694-2275 or Submit a report
This hotline may be used to report a variety of ethical, integrity, safety, security, and compliance concerns and may be used by anyone including, but not limited to, students, faculty, postdocs, staff, patients, vendors, contractors and visitors, anywhere in the world. The Anonymous Reporting Hotline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is run by an independent, third-party provider

Note: this is not an exhaustive list; please feel free to reach out to whomever you feel most comfortable confiding in.